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trial by jury

Definition of trial by jury

  1. :  a trial that is decided by a jury <I demand my right to a trial by jury.>



Word by Word Definitions

trialplay
  1. :  the action or process of trying or putting to the proof :  test

    :  a preliminary contest (as in a sport)

    :  the formal examination before a competent tribunal of the matter in issue in a civil or criminal cause in order to determine such issue

  1. :  of, relating to, or used in a trial

    :  made or done as a test or experiment

    :  used or tried out in a test or experiment

juryplay
  1. :  a body of persons sworn to give a verdict on some matter submitted to them

    :  a body of persons legally selected and sworn to inquire into any matter of fact and to give their verdict according to the evidence

    :  a committee for judging and awarding prizes at a contest or exhibition

  1. :  improvised for temporary use especially in an emergency :  makeshift


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